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Old 12-16-2011, 07:06 PM   #741
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My workbench has a lot of junk on it, every time I need to use it takes a while to clear the bench and within a few days it'll be full of stuff again.
Oh, I'm sure mine will be the same way, considering it will be the first flat surface when you come in the door.
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:11 PM   #742
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Yeah, that's a great looking work bench. I could use one of those.
I got it at Harbor Freight Tools. There appears to be several in your area.
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:13 PM   #743
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Over time, we have discovered American foods sold in Canada often have different ingredients. Not sure why.
Stricter food safety laws.
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:22 PM   #744
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I have often gone to Hershey's site for recipes that call for cocoa or chocolate. For years they had the recipe for chocolate syrup. Then when I went to look for it, it was gone. And it was no where on its site. I sent an email, and they set me the recipe. Bless their chocolate hearts. I have found over the years that their chocolate cake recipe on the back of their cocoa can makes a really moist cake. My favorite cake recipe. When you are looking for a certain recipe, go to the maker of the most prevalent ingredient. Works for me.
I love that chocolate cake recipe, it never fails to be moist!

I have noticed that a lot of other chocolate cake recipes follow a similar formula to the Hershey's recipe.
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:27 PM   #745
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I'm putting my feet up and relaxing!!!!

I spent the day doing laundry, cleaning bathrooms, scrubbing all tiled floors, vacuuming the house with the Buick (aka Kirby vacuum cleaner), ironing clothes along with the huge linen tablecloths for Christmas dinner, making one batch of chocolate pizelles (to be sandwiched together with mint creme at a later day), some Mexican wedding cakes (light cookies loaded with chopped cashews), both for Christmas dinner's dessert table, and putting dinner together. Thank heavens I had the presence of mind to use the crock-pot for tonight's meal. Just had to do the sides at the last minute.

I'm ready for some total relaxation and nothing to do. I'm not stressed, just tired and my arthritis in my hands is making itself known in a big way. Put a fork in me, I'm done.
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:36 PM   #746
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vacuuming the house with the Buick (aka Kirby vacuum cleaner
Thanks Katie. That's the best laugh I've had today! "The Buick" Ha!
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:37 PM   #747
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I got it at Harbor Freight Tools. There appears to be several in your area.
And they should be unloaded from the truck by tomorrow
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Old 12-16-2011, 10:02 PM   #748
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I can tell I spent way too much time on the computer at work today. Just one of those headaches that will not go away! Sooooo, I think it's an early night for me, before it works it's self into a migraine.
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Old 12-16-2011, 10:58 PM   #749
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Over time, we have discovered American foods sold in Canada often have different ingredients. Not sure why.
Probably because one off us have stricter laws regarding what can be put in our food. I would suspect that Canada is more strict. Our FDA can takes years before it rules that something is not good for us. They don't even like to have a recall even when folks are dying from contaminated food products. They like to leave it up to the company. The FDA likes to believe in the "honor system." They also believe in the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny and Santa.
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Well, after a very boisterous afternoon my evening was very quiet. We read and ate popcorn tonight. Ahhhh. I'm not going to go look at the basement until tomorrow.
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